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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - December 16, 1953, Kingsport, Tennessee18 wednesday dec. 16, 1953 Kingsport times democrats claim they did More to rout communism Washington up the democratic National committee declared today that democrats have done far More than republicans to destroy the communist menace both at. Home and abroad. In a 16-Page fact Sheet distributed to party workers the committee charged that the gop Campaign to pin a laxness Label on the democrats is merely an attempt to divert Public at Tention from Republican shortcomings in the fight against under the democrats the committee said the United states had the most successful record of any free country in crushing the communist threat. It declared the democrats prosecuted 83 red leaders under the Smith act convicted nine persons of espionage and related Ethel and Julius Success fully prosecuted 10 other cases involving communist activities. In the latter category it included Alger Hiss former state department official convicted of perjury for denying red ties Judith Coplon one time govern ment girl convicted of passing secrets to Russia and William Remington convicted of perjury for denying communist associations. The fact Sheet was part of the democratic counterattack to the sensational charge of atty. Gen. Herbert Borwnell or. That the democrats under former president Truman were incredibly Blind in the Harry Dexter White and other spy cases. Brownell declined to comment on the pamphlet. House speaker Joseph w. Martin jr., however labelled it Bunkum state civil service considers 3 appeals Nashville the state civil service commission tues Day took under advisement appeals filed by a state employee and two former state workers. The group also took under consideration a proposed Amend ment to civil service regulations governing reinstatement of employees who formerly worked under civil service. The appeals were filed by mrs. Mary b. Baggenstoss who protested her Transfer from. Grundy county to Polk county in the welfare department last summer. Mrs. Mabel h. Freemon who resigned because the employ ment Security department transferred her to Union City from Lawrenceburg last june. Howard e. Louis who sought reinstatement to the employ ment Security Post he held prior to his dismissal last september. The two women blamed their transfers on a charge which state officials denied. Welfare commissioner Chris Tine Reynolds said mrs. Baggen Stoss was moved to Polk county because an experienced worker was needed in the county. And employment Security commissioner Donald Mcsween said mrs. Freemon was sent to Union City after the Federal government ordered the Lawrence Burg office closed. The office la Ter was approved for continued operation. Farmers accept production curbs keep High prices Washington up the agriculture department mystery shopper mystery the mystery shoppers pictured in the Christmas shopping throng by times news photographers have identified themselves and picked up their free passes to the strand theater the theater reported wednesday. Among the ones who have been chosen were Catherine Bosh mrs. George Smith Margaret Hall and mrs. H. W. Gray. Two More passes Are being held at the theater for today s mystery shopper indicated by the Arrow in the above photograph. Times news photo by l. T. Kesterson Clement praises new zealand is still Good duty safety chief to enforce rules in the first 10 months of today that the nation s Eisenhower administration the democrats said there has t been a single conviction of a communist for which the tru Man administration did not Lay groundwork. And they charged that during the Hoover administration the last time the republicans were in Power the number of communists doubled and not a sin Gle Law dealing with internal subversion was statute books. Added to the flies new plane at terrific Speed Washington up maj. Charles e. Yeager has flown two and one half times the Speed of Miles an hour in the air Force s x1a rocket plane it was reported to Day. Informed sources said the test Pilot achieved the record shattering Speed last saturday in an historic flight Over Edwards air Force base Calif. Yeager thus regained the title of the world s fastest Man which he had won originally on oct. 14, 1947, when he became the first to Fly faster than the Speed of sound. The 1947 flight was made in the i rocket powered research plane a ship of Shorter endurance than the x1a. Both were built by Bell aircraft corp. Yeager s Nashville gov. Frank Clement said tuesday he has or dered that All state departments adhere strictly to civil service regulations in making Emer gency appointments. The limit on such appoint ments is 30 Days and the governor said extensions which have been made by some departments Cotton Farmers have voted overwhelmingly to submit to production curbs rather than surrender High Price supports next year. The landslide vote for Federal marketing quotas now leaves it up to Congress to decide just How big a cutback will be involved in the program which will put More Basic crisps under fed eral production control than at any time since before world War ii. The department said unofficial returns from yesterday s referendum in 20 Cotton producing states show that about 93.2 per cent of the Farmers who voted favored quotas. The actual vote for against and challenged. Although the total vote was the smallest of eight quota referendums held since 1938 and represented less than half of the estimated eligible voters the percentage in favor was close to the largest Ever. This is certain to be used by farm leaders As More evidence that Farmers want Price sup ports pegged High and held High when Congress considers Exten Sion of the present support pro Gram next year. Peanut growers in 16 states approved marketing quotas for. The next three years. Of votes cast or 94.3 per cent favored controls and opposed. Wheat Farmers last August voted seven to one for a quota program on their crop next year Corn producers face compulsory constitutes an abuse of civil service regulations. The governor s comment came As a result of published reports about extensions of emergency appointments on the state High Way patrol. At his news conference Clem ent praised the work of safety commissioner w. W. Luttrell. In response to a question the governor said he had no intention of asking Luttrell to resign. He added nothing has been brought to my attention which would even justify the thought of asking for it by Warren Duffee Auckland n. Z. Up in Case you other South Pacific vet Erans Are still wondering after Al is still his resignation a Good Man reported Speed acreage allotments tobacco con eclipsed the officially announce eco Strols have been voted in and All time record of Mph yesterday growers of extra Long which was set Only last nov. 21 Staple Cotton also approved con doing a Good Job should not be victimized merely because of our open door the governor said his administration is making every Effort to restore Merit to the Merit system and our actions in seek ing resignations where they were due and in eliminating undesirable personnel practices have been voluntary. And when and where we find other variations we will do our Best to Correct Luttrell told his department working to straighten out our records. We Are now trying to Clear the patrol of personnel who Haven t qualified under civil Wash. County school need studied Abingdon a. Sur vey committee wednesday be Gan a study of Washington county school construction needs looking Forward to a projected building pro Gram. Representatives of the state by Scott Crossfield test Pilot for the National advisory commit tee for aeronautics. Crossfield flew the Navy s Douglas built skyrocket. He was the first to Fly twice the Speed of sound which is 760 Miles an hour at sea level but drops off to about 660 Mph in the cold air no voc feet. Tools. Department figures show 84.5 per cent of the producers of extra Long Staple Cotton who voted in six states and puerto Rico favored a 50 per cent Cut Back in their crop next year. The vote for a quota program 128 against and 81 challenged. Carver s Only month the new Remington Carver office equipment co. 214 2268 these years new zealand Good the things you liked about it Are still More so. The food is still Good and cheap the Lush Meadows and Hills Greener than Ever and the girls still pretty and Friendly. And the new sealanders Haven t forgotten the they greeted vice president Richard m. Nixon with All the enthusiasm they showered on the first marines who landed to train Here in 1942. Nixon a Pacific Veteran himself never missed a Chance on his recent visit to thank the new sealanders for their hospitality to the thousands of americans who trained there or enjoyed leave from Pacific campaigns. The land is prosperous and the cities growing. They look brighter i and fresher with the Wrabness of wartime austerity behind them. But the Marks of War Are still on the country. Huge military warehouses built j by the americans now House Man i a factoring plants around Auckland. A big Hospital known to thou of As mob Navy Mobile Hospital no. 6, now houses a High school at Auckland. On the Green Flats at Pae Kaka Riki near Wellington where thou Sands of marines trained of Guadalcanal Only the Concrete foundations of an old mess Hall and the new zealand shores. Hundreds of american dead once slept in a Green Hillside cemetery near Auckland. Their bodies have been removed to other resting places. But Over the spot old glory flies daily to let americans know new zealand still remembers. The Sun still sparkles on the Bright Blue of Auckland Harbor which once teemed with american vessels. But today Only two trim new zealand cruisers across the Harbor lend any military note. You can still get a Good Steak with eggs for about 80 cents Amer ican Money and drinks Are cheap. But the pubs still close tight at 6 . After that you have a hard time finding even a Beer unless you Are registered in a first class hotel where the private lounges serve until 10 or 11. Congress consults Public on pay raise Washington up con Gress latest Effort to vote itself a pay raise today reached the stage of asking leading citizens opinions. An 18-Man commission on judicial and congressional salaries called witnesses from farm la Bor Industry and the bar for its first Public hearings. The commission set up by Congress this year plans two or three Days of hearings this week. It must report to Congress and the president by next Jan. 15. Within 60 Days after the re port Congress must set a new pay scale for its own members and All Federal judges. The Law establishing the commission pro Vides that the new pay rate May not be lower than the present scale nor higher than the figure set by the commission. Members of Congress now get a salary and a taxable expense Al Lowance. In addition they get allowances covering salaries telegrams and Long distance Calls free office space at Home and 20 cents a mile for one round trip per session from their Homes to Washington. They get free postage for their official mail. The vice president and speaker of the House whose salaries Are also under commission study get a year plus other Al allowances. Federal District judges get a year and circuit judges get in addition they get the Standard a Day expense Al Lowance for government work Jers when holding court out of their Home towns. The Battle of the Alamo famed because of the rallying cry of the Texas revolution remember the actually was a siege from feb. 23 to March 61836. Newspaper strike hits at earnings of Kingsport lad far beyond new York newspaper handlers on Railroad freight trains and commercial transport planes were without work. State department officials and foreign diplomats said they went Hun Gry for the new York times foreign coverage. From Kings port term., the times received this pencilled note the effect of the new Sll a i newspaper strike was far reach " j am 11 years old and work ing All the Way to Kingsport at the Blackburn news Agency As the sunday new York times Aff Cei i the sections reported pc the paper together and Send l to them to the different dealers. Here s Hauhe big City h pc talk x paper said the news stoppage u Christmas had a wide Impact. Subway rid can no earn can Somas nil i earn some More Christmas Mon nor i by. It is hard to realize that a with the drought of Adver j newspaper strike in new York i using Christmas shopping hurl people Al the Way off. Radio and to stepped up j Down Herc in Tennessee. Their news reports but left most v listeners unsatisfied. The City hours truly streets were extraordinarily Clear Richard Forrester of litter. Without the classified i Young Forrester according to ads Job Hunters were adrift. Ripples of the strike spread the Kingsport City directory lives at 1538 Brig Triduc or. Cole drug store on your grand opening from Tulane suburban Gas service Superior dependable economical for Homes restaurants farms Industry suburban Tulane Gas co. Of Tennessee 1451 Bristol Highway phone 2760 remains of a Concrete Reservoir stand As mementos of the immense military encampments of 10 years ago. Sheep Graze around them and on the Steep Green Hills above. Cheap Steak farther Down the Road at Para Para Umu by the sea passenger and cargo planes drone peacefully in and out of the once bristling Mili tary Airport. But Wellington fondly remembers the marines who crowded her pubs and courted her girls and often won their hearts. In St. John s Cathe rival hangs a Marine Flag alongside the stars and stripes As a constant me Norial to the new zealand trained marines who died in keep ing the japanese from threatening department of education and three school superintendents Are to tour Sites included in an approved program for erection of three High schools and a num Ber of Grade schools. Area legislators have been asked to seek enactment of a two per cent retail sales tax for the. County at the next session of the Virginia general Assem Bly. The tax would be used exclusively to finance the school construction. Homeland Headquarters for Samsonite Luggage All colors and sizes. Fake your Choice for created with All the meticulous detailing of custom made furniture challengers re Spond to your every mood ,. Adapt to your every need joyfully Surprise your Ulrea lined budget. 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